Celebrating a selection of the greatest choral works from the British Isles.
Shakespeare, Shelley, Byron, Tennyson and Milton are the inspiration of renowned composers such as Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Holst and Chilcott. This programme is crowned with a performance of Parry’s iconic and evocative Songs of Farewell.
Holst – The Evening Watch
Parry – Songs of Farewell
Elgar – O Wild West Wind
Murrill – Two Shakespeare Songs
Harvey – Song of June
Vaughan Williams – Three Shakespeare Songs
Bob Chilcott – Marriage to my Lady Poverty
Judtih Bingham – The Drowned Lovers
Stanford – The Blue Bird
Bob Chilcott – The Modern Man I Sing